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Hamlet...Performed Through the Art of Silence

Alternative title
Hamlet...the Rest is Silence
Synopsis
A wordless adaptation of Hamlet in 14 scenes devised by Paata Tsikurishvili, incorporating mime, music and dance. Videotaped for the WAPAVA by James J. Taylor.
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Jul 2002
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Paata Tsikurishvili
Music
Giya Kancheli
Production Design
Georgi Alexi-Meskhishvili
Costume
Georgi Alexi-Meskhishvili
Choreographer
Irina Tsikurishvili
Contributor
James J. Taylor
Cast
Paata TsikurishviliHamlet
Irakli KavsadzeClaudius
Catherine GastaGertrude
Irina TsikurishviliOphelia
Erik Moellering 
Greg MarzulloLaertes
Irina Koval 
John Milosich 
Jonathan LeveckPlayer King
Jonathan LeveckGhost
Nathan Weinberger 
Rachel Jett 

Additional Details

Theatre
Stanislavsky Theatre Studio
Theatre company
Synetic Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
mime; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The play changed its title to Hamlet...The Rest is Silence on its 2003 revival at the Spectrum.
Awards
This production won the Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Play, Outstanding Direction of a Play (Paata Tsikurishvili) and Outstanding Choreography (Irinia Tsikurishvili).

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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